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Asking users to "like" your Facebook page in exchange for a freebie rarely leads to a long-term relationship. Here are five psychological tactics for creating more sustainable relationships with your followers – the type that keeps bringing returns...
From: Unbounce | By: Pratik Dholakiya | Friday, October 31, 2014
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I have to admit, I read my horoscope. Kind of often, actually. It might seem crazy, but it’s something I’ve always done, probably because of all the fashion magazines I’ve read throughout the years. I don’t know if I really believe in it —...
From: Garance Dore | By: Garance | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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Not just the province of the dead and those who mourn them, cemeteries can be celebrated for all they offer the living. Europe boasts some of the most interesting and elaborate cemeteries in the world. Here are five of the most striking, all of which...
From: National Geographic | By: Jeanine Barone | Wednesday, October 29, 2014
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It’s the most wonderful time of the year! For some people that is Christmas, but for other’s it means that it’s time for the goblins and ghosts and all of the scary creatures to come out of hiding and find their way into our everyday lives. Theme...
From: Digital Photography School | By: Lori Peterson | Wednesday, October 29, 2014
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Roman and Williams Bring the Badlands to New York City Restaurant Scene Written by  Kelsey Keith October 30, 2014The duo behind renowned New York City studio Roman and Williams give Dwell a first look at the interior they designed for Upland, a new...
From: Dwell | By: Kelsey Keith | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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The primary objective of TasteCamp is to explore the wines of a region, though the event has evolved to include beers, spirits and food. As such, we had the opportunity to taste numerous wines produced in the Hudson Valley region, during winery visits...
From: The Passionate Foodie | By: Richard Auffrey | Friday, October 31, 2014
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"The Gentleman did like a drop too much, (Tho’ there are many such) And took more Port than was exactly portable."--Thomas HoodAs I've repeatedly said, I've heard the clarion call for the wines of Portugal, those intriguing wines which seduce with...
From: The Passionate Foodie | By: Richard Auffrey | Friday, October 31, 2014
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Classic British motorcycles from the collection of a Texas lawyer are going up for auction. The post We’d Sell a Kidney for One of These Vintage British Motorcycles appeared first on WIRED....
From: Wired | By: Alexander George | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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For this week's Mashable Photo Challenge, bring out your dark side. Explore the outdoors after sunset, look for shadows on dark pavement and entertain your superstitions See also: These Vintage Halloween Costumes Will Scare the Sheet Out of You Your...
From: Mashable | By: Annie Park | Friday, October 31, 2014
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The “#TBT” hashtag has been tagged a staggering 250 million times on Instagram to date. Our latest recurring segment aims to expand the hashtag into a more comprehensive exploration of vintage culture and lifestyle articles. Ranging… The post Highsnobiety...
From: High Snobiety | By: Chris Danforth | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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I absolutely love everything about this suit pattern. Could you help me find a modern day equivalent?The pattern linked is from a company called Advance and is #7800. It's from the 1950s. I would love to find something cheaper than $40 or $50 dollars,...
From: Ask Metafilter | By: the webmistress | Wednesday, October 29, 2014
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The 1949 Airboy comic has an ad for 5 puppets: Mickey, Minnie, Donald, and Thumper... and Idiot. We'll assume Idiot is not a Disney-licensed character, though he looks a bit like their Hunchback. The same firm also sold Halloween masks: Read the rest...
From: Boing Boing | By: Andrea James | Wednesday, October 29, 2014
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We saw some incredible car debuts when we inspected the 132 entries at the third annual Halloween Hooptiefest on Friday, then watched the top of the standings become strangely free of German machines on Saturday, and then Sunday saw the closest Class...
From: Car and Driver | By: Murilee Martin | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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I love this top which I bought in Japan several years ago, and since it was a bit short to me I decided to make a dress. I thought tulip skirt would be nice and have used a vintage pattern from Burda 09/2007. I've made this dress once before for my lovely...
From: Burda Style | Wednesday, October 29, 2014
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Life after LeBron for Mario Chalmers and the way forward for the Miami Heat.
From: Grantland | By: Amos Barshad | Wednesday, October 29, 2014
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If you say "Camille Styles" around SMP HQ, you are bound to get a few "I LOVE her's" and definitely a few "OBBBB-sesseds." Bottom line?  We adore Camille, and are crazy excited to share with you a sneak peek into her gorgeous new book, Camille Styles...
From: Green Daily | By: Megan Sheeley | Wednesday, October 29, 2014
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This year, celebrities wore pop culture-inspired costumes as usual, but more than a few went further back and mined some old-school movies for their Halloween getups. See who dressed as a Napoleon Dynamite character, Pulp Fiction characters, and more!...
From: BuzzSugar | By: Shannon-Vestal | Friday, October 31, 2014
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Scion just revealed their latest concepts for SEMA in Las Vegas. The three concepts are based off of the Scion FR-S, the Scion xB, and the Scion tC and they seem to all have gone retro. We being with the FR-S, which receives a major modification that...
From: EGMCarTech | By: admin | Friday, October 31, 2014
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Scion’s annual Tuner Challenge, in which three tuners are given a Scion, $15,000, and 90 days to customize the car for the SEMA show, has become something we look forward to every year. For 2014, Scion has changed things up: instead of handing the...
From: Car and Driver | By: Steve Siler | Friday, October 31, 2014
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Vintage cars are sure to turn heads around wherever they are and this 1965 Shelby 289 Cobra Alloy is certainly no exception. Outfitted with a polished aluminum body, the car was originally purchased by the legendary automotive designer and racing...
From: Hypebeast | By: Hasse Lemola | Friday, October 31, 2014
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Cindy Crawford, Kaia Jordan, and Presley Walker Gerber’s mother, is surely proud. She has two children with hubby Randy Gerber, and it turns out that both kids have the talent to have a successful career in the fashion industry. Doppelganger Kaia shares...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Tracey Parece | Friday, October 31, 2014
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Passion and reason are infrequent bedfellows. You know this, right? It’s why the Italians earned the stereotype of building cars that set your hair on fire right before they set themselves on fire. So when friends and family ask for car-buying help,...
From: Car and Driver | By: Jared Gall | Friday, October 31, 2014
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It’s that time of year where we’re all craving a good scary story, be it told by candle light, on a screen, or in a book. Neil Gaiman’s middle-reader graphic novel Hansel and Gretel came out on Tuesday of this week, and he recently spoke to TOON...
From: The Rumpus | By: Jill Schepmann | Friday, October 31, 2014
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Ever since Taylor Swift was declared the city’s new Global Welcome Ambassador, the internet (and New Yorkers) hates her even more than it already did. And what better way to celebrate her looming internet death than a RIP mural on the Lower East Side...
From: Animal New York | By: Amy K. Nelson | Friday, October 31, 2014
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As soon as the International Cheetos Leagues comes out with a petition urging Katy Perry to apologize for appropriating their culture, I will co-sign that shit with all my emails. Because celeb whores have enough cash to spend on several costumes, they...
From: Dlisted | By: Michael K | Friday, October 31, 2014
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The Goodwood Estate lies on 12,000-acres of delightful English countryside that hides 32 miles of woodland routes and one very fast historic race track in the middle. Don't have a vintage Bugatti? That's ok, now you can drive BMWs all over the place.Read...
From: Jalopnik | By: Máté Petrány | Friday, October 31, 2014
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Welcome to Perfect Saturday, a weekly Racked feature in which we outline the best places to shop and spend the afternoon in a particular neighborhood, starting with brunch and ending—who knows!Photos: Driely...
From: Racked | By: Courtney Iseman | Friday, October 31, 2014
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From the very moment it was announced, The Crow remake had some fans up in arms — including James O’Barr himself, creator of the original The Crow comics. But he’s since come around on the film, and in a new interview he explains why. Gotta say,...
From: SlashFilm | By: Angie Han | Friday, October 31, 2014
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Pre-shownotes:-Huluskipsthisepisodeforsomereason(probablyByronSaxton’spoem),butyoucanwatchitonWWE’sYouTubechannel.-Makesureyou’vereadTheBestandWorstofNXTSeason1,TheBestandWorstofNXTSeason2 andTheBestandWorstofNXTSeason3 intheirentirety....
From: With Leather | By: Brandon Stroud | Friday, October 31, 2014
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Jersey Shore star Nicole Polizzi tells us how to be the ultimate "Vintage Snooki" for Halloween
From: People | By: 10/31/2014 10:00AM | Friday, October 31, 2014
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I just can't stop laughing at this photo shared by @Dodger_History on twitter. Awesome!Below are some links to check out: Adrian Gonzalez has been the named the 2014 Fielding Bible Gold Glove Award winner for 1st baseman in the Major Leagues.  Check...
From: Dodgers Blue Heaven | By: Ernest Reyes | Friday, October 31, 2014
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Barb Honchak understands what her Invicta title means to her famed gym. The legend of the Miletich Fighting Systems camp in Bettendorf, Iowa, was made through a series of firsts: Founder and UFC Hall of Famer Pat Miletich was mixed martial arts' first...
From: MMA Fighting | By: Dave Doyle | Friday, October 31, 2014
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[Photo by David Cicconi] Yesterday we shared our roast turkey showdown, pitting recipes from Martha Stewart, Real Simple, Food Network, The Kitchn, and NYT Cooking against one another all in the name of finding the best one the internet. After many tryptophan-induced...
From: Epicurious | By: Matt Duckor | Friday, October 31, 2014
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by John Herrman "Imagine the ability to create a standing order of Starbucks delivered hot to your desk daily," commands CEO Howard Schultz. "That's our version of e-commerce on steroids." IMAGINE. At face value, this sounds like a reductio ad absurdum...
From: The Awl | By: John Herrman | Friday, October 31, 2014
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a fun top i made using "Marilla's":http://marillawalker.blogspot.co.uk lovely new "Maya pattern":http://www.kollabora.com/supplies/maya-dress-top-pattern and some awesome vintage fabric! a bit more on "my blog":http://blog.imaginaryanimal.com/2014/10/vintage-maya-top.html....
From: Burda Style | Friday, October 31, 2014
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Where's the Internet of Screams?
From: Read Write Web | By: Helen A.S. Popkin | Friday, October 31, 2014
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Halloween is finally here! Leave it to Blumhouse Productions to continue to make their presence known on this haunted holiday. Last night, with a gathering of a small group of on-line writers, Jason Blum and the fine people of Blumhouse invited us on...
From: JoBlo's Movie Emporium | By: JimmyO | Friday, October 31, 2014
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The Eagles and Texans square off in Week 9. We spoke with Brett Kollmann from Battle Red Blog to figure out why Houston might lose. The Philadelphia Eagles are on the road again this week to face the Houston Texans on Sunday. Philadelphia is 5-2 and...
From: Bleeding Green Nation | By: Brandon Lee Gowton | Friday, October 31, 2014
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(Image: Alfred A. Knopf and Vintage Books)The following is excerpted and adapted from the epilogue to the paperback version of Betty Medsger’s The Burglary: The Discovery of J. Edgar Hoover’s Secret FBI, out this month from Vintage Books. It was...
From: Truthout | Friday, October 31, 2014
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We know plaid shirts are always in (Rails has a monopoly on them at the moment) and crop tops seem to have some staying power, so why not combine the two? Nasty Gal did just that and Kourtney Kardashian wasted no time in scooping up this After Party...
From: She Finds | By: Jessica Parker | Friday, October 31, 2014
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Areyoustartingtonoticeatrendinvolvingwrestlersandscarymoviesthesedays? WerecentlytoldyouaboutKane’sgreattasteinhorrorflicks,andthatmoviestarringGoldustweliketotalkaboutsomucharoundthesepartsisabouttoabouttohitamuchbiggeraudience. Now,asaHalloweentreat,theWWEYouTubechannelhasgivenusalookatrefereeCharlesRobinson’shorrormemorabiliacollection....
From: With Leather | By: Austin | Friday, October 31, 2014
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On the road in Spain. Photos courtesy 2CV Adventures. The problem with modern life is this: for many, the pace is far too fast, from the daily commute in high-speed (or alternately, no-speed) rush hour traffic to the necessities of multi-tasking via...
From: Hemmings Auto Blogs | By: Kurt Ernst | Friday, October 31, 2014
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These new nonfiction titles highlight lesser-known historical figures.
From: School Library Journal | By: SLJ | Friday, October 31, 2014
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 Photos by author. Not where I’m standing in Western Pennsylvania. The trees are just about bare, the mornings are cold and the nights are descending way too early. If you have finished enjoying your vintage car for the season and you live in a colder...
From: Hemmings Auto Blogs | By: Thomas A. DeMauro | Friday, October 31, 2014
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It's Patriots Week and that means Manning-Brady talk dominates the airwaves, but Broncos fans know this is a team game, and neither Manning's brilliance or Brady's efficiency can win by itself. The team whose offense scores a lot of touchdowns, whose...
From: Mile High Report | By: Laurie Lattimore-Volkmann | Friday, October 31, 2014
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It's our favorite week for spooky, gothic, and horror-themed weddings — it's HALLOWEEN WEEK! Today we've got a lovely tattooed bride in a fabulous green gown, a handsome groom, one sick pumpkin, a wild ride trying to find a venue, and of course......
From: Offbeat Bride | By: Offbeat Editors | Friday, October 31, 2014
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With only three days to recover after beating the Green Bay Packers last Sunday night, the New Orleans Saints earned their first road-win of the 2014 season by defeating the Carolina Panthers at Bank of America Stadium. Here's how Twitter lived the 28-10...
From: Canal Street Chronicles | By: JR Ella | Friday, October 31, 2014
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A big-name storage facility left a valuable stash of vintage “pinup” paintings “fully exposed” to water damage from Hurricane Sandy — wrecking the artwork, a $12 million suit alleges. Art dealer...
From: New York Post | By: Julia Marsh | Friday, October 31, 2014
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Selena Gomez may have split from on-off beau Justin Bieber, but she’s teaming up with Kevin Spacey — a Hollywood acting, directing and producing heavyweight. And on Thursday, he tweeted about it. Setting off something of a storm among the starlet’s...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Page Mackinley | Friday, October 31, 2014
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To get you in the mood for the ongoing voting in the 2014 Pizza Cup, (the Round of 32 began yesterday, and see our round-up of pizza meal deals here) we've sent our minions out to patrol the streets for pizza. Here's a selection of what they've found:...
From: The Beijinger | By: thebeijinger | Friday, October 31, 2014
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